Compositional Study for 'Pro Patria Mori'  - a female angel with outstretched wings, two mourning women, a male spirit

Pastel on paper | 815 x 560mm | 1914

Evelyn De Morgan

This detailed compositional drawing depicts an angel protecting the spirit of a recently deceased soldier as two women, perhaps the man's mother and wife or sweetheart, mourn by his grave. The physicality of the older woman's grief is obvious as she ...
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